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Grevensteiner | Brauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.
Germany
veltins.de

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by rredshift on 03-13-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
65
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
30.66%
 
 
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3
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Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 65
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.06/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

this is awesome beer, hard to find around here and under appreciated i think. i love the style, and this is one of the best examples of it i have known. its a pale and cloudy pilsener from what i understand, unfiltered, giving it a lot more character than the standard yellow fizzy lagers. this is perhaps my favorite german style. the head is pure white and lasting through the whole glass, although admittedly, that wasnt a real long time, i was crushing these down. the nose is malty, but light and different. german pils for sure, but possibly with some wheat, it seems bigger and rounder, but that could be the leftover yeast in here, which gives is a slight parcooked dough element and a freshness that i really like. hops are not that subtle either, this is grassy and bright, bitter enough. flavor is just like the nose, with a lot of grain layers for what it is. the presence of the yeast makes all the difference, i wish all pils beers were like this. it doesnt sacrifice any of the cleanness, crispness, or drinkability by not filtering. in fact the smoothness of body almost helps it go down. still bone dry and well carbonated. i wish we saw more of these kellerpils types, but they seem to be a dying breed. if you can get your hands on this, do it. one of my favorite german beers ive had in a long time.

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Photo of Herze
4.2/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerIsland
3.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a vedry tasty beer, hand carried from Germany by a friend. Very hazy with great aroma and flavor.

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Photo of Robertas
3.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tuesunsommiel
3.04/5  rDev -16%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

L: hands-down the ugliest beer I've ever seen. Reminded me of the "ugliest color in the world" as i looked at it in a glass, only slightly more yellow (Pantone 448C....look it up). Poured form a bottle bought at a Weil am Rhein supermarket so wondering if I just had a really oxidized beer, but it was foul looking.
S: nothing special...malty
T: not bad, in spite of the color. Bread, malt, some alcohol
F: nothing special
O: meh....nothing else to say really

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Photo of RickyS
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ant777uk
2/5  rDev -44.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Cloudy German ale...looks pretty good.

Not sure what type of beer this is from the label, so I chilled it to lager temparuture.

Aroma is a bit like a overtly malty brown beer.

Taste is just like about a thousand other overtly malty brownish beers, not really a fan.

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Photo of Ebichuuu
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of F_riedrich
2.78/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of largadeer
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Grevensteiner Original has a very thick, frothy, puffy, off-white head, an opaque, orange-amber appearance, with tight and fierce little bubble streams, lots of sediment throughout, and a lace curtain left behind. The aroma is of sweet, brown bread, and the flavor is the same, with subdued bitterness, bread crust, and a bit of syrup. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and Grevensteiner Original finishes easy drinking and highly refreshing.

RJT

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Photo of Ilovebeer1549
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of irthesteve
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of drmeto
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

L:
-pours a hazy deep golden-orange with a big frothy off-white head
-Great head retension
-High visible carbonation
S:
-floral,honey,caramel,Toffee,slight apricot
T:
-Follows the nose completely
F:
-high carbonation,which feels very soft in your throat
-medium body
O:
couldve been a tad more hoppy for a Kellerbier,otherwise its bang-on

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Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thisdrinkinglife
4.28/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A nod to the German purity law. Comes in a lovely 0,30 cl Steinie bottle with a label that shows the history and tradition of the brewery.

A very good looking beer. On pour a nice creamy head formed, very frothy, that stuck around. The colour of the beer was a dark cloudy amber colour. Some good lacing.

The aroma was very, very sweet, a quite piercing smell on the nose. A sweet smell, of bread crust, malts and some fruit, I liked it

A very smooth beer, easy to drink, soft on the tongue and lovely to taste. I liked it, for me it was like having a nice cup of tea (I am not a coffee drinker!), the creamy caramel kicking in and some biscuit flavours, so relaxing and refreshing!

Malts and caramel taste, and balanced overall.

No aftertaste, not very hoppy at all, pleasant finish.

Recommended and will be on the look out for these again in the near future.

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Photo of soupyman10
3.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of safaricook
3.39/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A just OK Kellerbier that did not look to inviting but smelled and tasted OK. This is a drinker to quench your thirst while doing other stuff. Goes well with a sime dish as well. Will not seek it out again.

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Photo of kitani
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iftcoach
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RoyFokker
3.76/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Tomais
3.79/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

0.5 litre 'stubbi' bottle (never seen one that size before -- .33l is the normal stubbi bottle size).
Very drinkable, but lacking in character imo. Will try again, and attempt a better review...

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Photo of leitmotif
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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